Travis County: 1 new COVID-19 death, 68 new cases Thursday

AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Local health officials reported 1 new COVID-19 death and 68 new cases Thursday in Travis County.

Austin Public Health's latest update shows 83 deaths and 2,712 confirmed cases of the disease as of Thursday evening.

937 of the cases are now considered recovered, an increase of 12 from Wednesday evening.

96 patients are hospitalized across the five county metro area, with 39 in intensive care and 24 on ventilators.